As tributes to White poured in from all corners of the city, Robert Crane’s reflections offered a glimpse into White’s life outside of politics and of his last days. Kevin White and Crane were close friends for decades, but their golf and tennis games were never just friendly matches. “Oh, he always wanted to win,” said Crane, the former state treasurer who will deliver an euology at White’s funeral Wednesday. “Against me most of all. He was very competitive, in everything he did.”
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